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Personal injury cases hit home. These are unexpected losses that occur in a variety of ways but have one thing in common: they all involve someone else’s negligence.

Our Fort Worth Personal Injury Lawyer understands.

You didn’t plan for this. It wasn’t expected, yet you are facing the consequences of another’s mistakes.

We go to battle to hold wrongdoers responsible.

We handle cases where another person or corporation’s negligence led to an injury or death.​

We take on the most challenging cases and have the resources, track record, and tenacity to get to the right outcome – including cases that go to trial.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Car accidents happen far too often. If you or a loved one have been hurt in one, we're here to help. Our Fort Worth Personal Injury Lawyer will work tirelessly to make sure you're taken care of.

Wrongful Death

No amount of money could ever replace a family member. However, filing a wrongful death claim allows you to hold people and corporations responsible.

Trucking Accidents

Commercial trucks are involved in accidents on a daily basis, and the consequences are devastating. Our Fort Worth truck accident lawyers hold truck companies and insurers accountable.

Motorcycle Accidents

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident, Varghese Summersett is here to lend a helping hand. We know sometimes motorcyclists face discrimination from law enforcement and insurance providers.

Drunk Driving Accidents

Intoxicated drivers can cause serious injuries and death. Our drunk driving accident lawyers know how to hold drunk drivers responsible through a civil personal injury claim.

Bus Accidents

Bus Accidents can occur due to negligence and cause significant injuries to passengers and other drivers. We hold bus drivers and the companies behind them responsible for injuries and losses they cause.

Hit and Run Accidents

Not all drivers follow their legal obligation to stop and stay after a collision. If you or someone you love was hurt by a hit-and-run driver, contact our firm right away.

Premises Liability

Businesses have a duty to care for the well-being of customers and other guests. If you were hurt because of a property owner’s negligence, we can help you hold them liable.

Slip and Fall

Slip, trips, and falls can result in very serious injuries. Our Fort Worth personal injury lawyer is an aggressive, attentive advocate for clients.

Dog Bites

Texas is one of the top states for dog bite injuries. If you or your loved one was harmed by a dangerous dog, contact our personal injury law group immediately.

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What Our Clients Say

I trusted Varghese Summersett with an unimaginable loss. They helped me though it and got justice for my family. Our lives would not be the same without them.

If you need someone you can trust, someone who can help you, you're in the right place. They treat you like family.

We can to the firm in our darkest hour. They took us in, showed us the way, and got better outcome than we could have imagined.

We handle cases where another person or corporation’s negligence led to an injury or death.

If you’ve suffered an injury or loss and suspect it was due to someone else’s negligence, give us a call. We will provide you with a complimentary case evaluation. You can call us or send us a message online to set up a free consultation.


For answers to many more frequently asked questions, or to learn more about what you should be asking, visit our FAQs page.​

How much is my injury case worth?

This is, without a doubt, the most frequently asked question by our clients. A variety of factors will determine the answer, including but not limited to: (1) the severity of your injury or loss; (2) your medical bills; (3) when and to what extent you received medical treatment; (4) if you've lost wages or income because of the accident; (5) what kind limits there are on the insurance policy; and (6) other insurance policies that might. For example, someone who is disabled as a result of a brain or spinal accident will almost certainly receive a far larger compensation than one who has suffered minor soft tissue injuries or superficial bruising from the same accident.

How will I pay my bills after an accident?

Texas is an at-fault state, which means the person who caused the accident is responsible for paying for the injured party's bills. Since it will take time to receive a settlement, the injured party usually has to turn to their own insurance (health, auto) to cover immediate needs.

What types of monetary damages are available in Texas?

There are three types of damages that can potentially be recovered in a personal injury lawsuit

  • Economic damages are those that have a specific monetary value, such as medical bills, lost wages, and property damage.

  • Non-economic damages are more difficult to quantify and include pain and suffering, mental anguish, and physical impairment and loss of quality of life.

  • Punitive damages,  also called exemplary damages, are intended to punish the defendant and are sought in cases in which the driver was grossly negligent.
What if I can't go back to work?

If you can't go back to work due to an injury caused by another person's negligence or recklessness, you have the right to demand  financial compensation. Our team will fight for a substantial payout through an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit.

What is comparative negligence?

Comparative damage means you can sue for damages even if you are partially at fault for an accident. However, if you are found to be more than 50 percent to blame for an accident, you cannot recover any compensation.

For example, if  you’re in an accident and you’re found to be 30 percent at fault, you’ll be responsible for 30 percent of the damages. The other party will be responsible for 70 percent of the damages.

Does Texas have a statute of limitations?

Texas has a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury claims. This means you have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim or lawsuit. If you miss the deadline, you will likely be barred from pursing compensation.

How much does it cost to hire Varghese Summersett Injury Law Group?

It will not cost you anything out-of-pocket to hire Varghese Summersett Injury Law Group. We work on contingency, which means we only get paid if we are successful in recovering compensation for you.

Do I need a lawyer to pursue my personal injury claim?

You are not required to hire a lawyer to file a personal injury claim, however, it is strongly recommended.  Personal injury is a specialized area of law that requires extensive knowledge of insurance rules, collection of evidence to prove fault, and negotiation, settlement and trial skills. To achieve the most favorable outcome, it is in your best interest to retain an experienced personal injury lawyer. 

Can I switch attorneys if I’m unhappy with my current attorney?

In Texas, you have the right to switch attorneys in the middle of a personal injury case. There is nothing that prohibits you from changing attorneys.

Do I have to go to court?

Most personal injury cases are resolved through negotiation and settlement with the defendant's insurance company, which means you don't have to go to court. However, if a fair settlement can't be reached, then the case will go to trial. In that instance, you would likely be required to go to court to give testimony during a trial. 

How long does a personal injury case take?

The duration of a personal injury case depends on a number of things, including the complexity of the case and whether or not the case goes to trial. Generally speaking, you can expect a personal injury case to take up to two years after it is filed.


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